Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Dana Sherwood

Portrait by Simon Burstall

Dana Sherwood received her BFA from the University of Maine, Farmington. In 2022, Sherwood installed her first solo museum exhibition at Florence Griswold Museum, CT. Sherwood has exhibited in dOCUMENTA 13, Mass MoCA, Storm King Art Center, Nassau County Museum of Art, FluxFactory, Socrates Sculpture Park, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, and Marianne Boesky Gallery. Sherwood has had solo exhibitions at Denny Dimin Gallery (New York, 2016, 2019), Kepler Art Conseil (Paris, 2017), and Nagel-Draxler Reisbureau Galerie (Cologne, 2015). Her work has been featured or reviewed in publications including The New York Times, Forbes, Hyperallergic, Surface, The Village Voice, Food & Wine, The Huffington Post, Art F City, and the Miami Rail. Sherwood has received several prestigious residencies including Swing Space by LMCC, Pilchuck Glass School, and OMI International Arts Center. Sherwood has further upcoming exhibitions at the Berkshire Botanical Garden and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery.

To learn more, here is Dana Sherwood’s catalogue from her museum retrospective at the Florence Griswold Museum and a link to the museum itself.

Other Dessert Landscapes (still), 2021, digital video, courtesy of Dana Sherwood and Denny Dimin Gallery
Inside the Belly of the Reindeer, 2022, Oil on panel, courtesy of Dana Sherwood and Denny Dimin Gallery.
Pollinator Urn, 2022, Ceramic, courtesy of Dana Sherwood and Denny Dimin Gallery
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  1. […] Dana Sherwood spoke to us about her current show, The Cake Eaters, at Denny Dimin Gallery. The exhibition is her third with the gallery and features a new body of work in multi-media depicting animals with women inside their bodies. Over the last decade, Sherwood has gone through an evolution in her work, which began when she started filming animals eating in the dark using motion-detecting trail cameras. To hear more about these early days and how the work has changed over time, listen to the complete interview. […]


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